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Chapter XX

Town of Carmel, Mahopac Falls
The Red Mills Presbyterian Church, also known as
First Presbyterian Church of the Town of Carmel

     The burying ground by the Presbyterian church is the oldest in this portion of the town and here "The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep." The following names and dates are taken from the stones:
Ebenezer Boyd, March 27, 1848, age 82;
Louisa, wife, May 12, 1841, 81;
Isaac Lounsbury, Mar. 16, 1881, 66;
Ira Pinckney, July 9, 1872, 79;
Mary, wife, Nov. 7, 1861, 59;
Mary, wife of James Seeley, Mar. 3, 1859, 90;
Abm. Slawson, May 10, 1829, 92;
Mary, wife, Sept. 3, 1826, 87;
Silas Slawson, Jan. 1, 1860, 78;
Clarrissa, wife, Aug. 5, 1856, 70;
Joseph Odell, Dec. 22, 1864, 77;
Clarrissa, wife, May 19, 1857, 69;
James Vernal, Dec. 16, 1873, 84;
Susan, wife, April 25, 1866, 73;
Elijah Dean, Aug. 18, 1808, 49;
Sarah, wife, Dec. 18, 1835, 72;
John Tompkins, Oct. 20, 1839, 55;
John Tompkins, Jan. 3, 1842, 65;
James Tompkins, Mar. 7, 1873, 85;
David, son of William and Mary Lewis, Sept. 1, 1803, 21;
Johnathan Miller, Jan. 1, 1815, 68;
Mary, wife, Aug. 3, 1801, 55;
Esther, wife, Aug. 24, 1835, 59;
Eliphalet Hull, July 19, 1813, 54;
Emma, wife, Jan. 5, 1833, 70;
Hezekiah Hull, Nov. 1, 1823, 69;
Sarah, wife, April 23, 1850, 89;
Sophia, wife of Philip Minthorne, May 8, 1807, 51;
Charles Heroy, Dec. 15, 1824, 75;
Phebe, wife, April 29, 1821, 70;
Peter Heroy, Feb. 15, 1795, 39;
Catharine, wife, July 22, 1836, 76;
Dr. Elias Cornelius, June 13, 1823, 65;
Joshua Myrrick, June 19, 1813, 88;
Jane, wife, May 27, 1811, 78;
Charles Heroy, Dec. 28, 1785, 66;
Benj. Crosby, July 22, 1797, 53;
Rachel, wife, Feb. 25, 1791, 43;
Hannah, wife of Dr. Robert Weeks and daughter of Benj. Crosby, July 18, 1795, 29;
Willet Travis, Oct. 30, 1869, 94;
Michael Vandervoort, April 1, 1812, 41;
Jonathan Whiting, Jan. 14, 1797, 59;
Rachel, wife, June 10, 1830, 88;
Isaac Austin, Oct. 14, 1813, 67;
Ann, wife, Dec. 30, 1811, 66;
Job Austin, Feb. 7, 1845, 88;
Hannah, wife, Dec. 13, 1839, 84;
Mary, wife, Sept. 18, 1793, 34;
John Dean, Nov. 23, 1832, 35;
Adah, wife, Nov. 2, 1837, 31;
Margaret, daughter of Elias and Margaret Van Arsdale, May 1, 1806, 1;
Robert Johnton, Jan. 19, 1823, 89;
Elizabeth, wife, Sept. 27, 1832, 82;
Wm. H. Johnston, Jan. 10, 1828, 49;
Daniel Travis, Aug. 7, 1844, 65;
Peter Badeau, Aug. 9, 1816, 88;
Katharine, wife, Feb. 1790, 64;
Elder Allen B. Smith, April 7, 1834, 37;
Elizabeth, wife of Peter Badeau, Oct. 29, 1826, 77;
Elizabeth, wife John Secor, May 28, 17, 52;
a rude stone bears the following: "1784, April XI E. S. 70 old," a puzzle which we leave to others to solve.
Isaac Badeau, Sept. 7, 1842, 93;
Deborah, wife, April 5, 1840, 77;
Ebenezer Wright, March 6, 1806, 43;
Rachel, wife, Oct. 27, 1829, 66;
Robert Wright, May 19, 1818, 81;
Jonathan Whiting, Nov. 6, 1869, 87;
Eunice, wife, Fe. 29, 1848, 61;
John Thorp, Dec. 1, 1837, 76;
Ruth, wife, April 7, 1814, 56;
Caleb Carpenter, Oct. 4, 1791, 25;
Ephraim, son of Billy and Rhoda Trowbridge, Mar. 8, 1791, 14;
Salome, wife of B. H. Miller, Oct. 22, 1809, 54;
Henry Dillingham, Mar. 21, 1812, 54;
Mary, wife, May 10, 1797, 32;
Elijah Wright, July 17, 1815, 69;
William Campbell, Dec. 11, 1864, 63;
Charles Pinckney, Oct. 16, 1834, 68;
Nathan Lane, Sen., Nov. 28, 1811, 72;
Eleanor, wife, March 4, 1815, 74;
Charity, wife of John Smith, April 29, 1813, 52;
John Crookston, Feb. 6, 1793, 36;
Eleanor, wife, April 13, 1848, 88;
Abraham SMith, Oct. 26, 1813, 49.

[Web Editor's Notes: Since I am transcribing these names from Pelletreau's text, I have no first-hand knowledge of this burial site nor its exact location. If you need clarification as to the exact location of this site, I suggest that you contact the Town of Carmel Historical Society to see if they can assist you.]


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